I used to think that if a pose was easy for me, it meant it was an easy pose—for everyone. I figured that if I felt strong, energized and calm in Warrior II then everyone did. Never mind the fact that every body is different. Never mind the fact that we’re all in different mental states—not just from each other but from moment to moment. Never mind the fact that different teachers teach things differently and following one teacher’s way of teaching may be easier than following another’s. If a pose was easy for me, it meant it was an easy pose—for everyone. Picture me with blinders on—like a horse plodding one foot in front of the other, seeing only the narrow vista right in front.
When spring comes the grass grows by itself. — Tao Te Ching Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Melina Meza, RYT-500, BS Nutrition Although some parts of the country are still blanketed in snow, spring has officially arrived! It’s time to consider shifting your diet and yoga practice to compliment the season. Lighten your […]
The Evolution of Asana, originally uploaded by Claire Rose.
Found this clip over at Elsie’s Yoga Kula, where by the way you can find weekly yoga class podcasts to practice with. Elsie’s website also has pictures of the asanas corresponding with her great instruction. So head on over there and take a class or two. Enjoy! Related articles Gentle Flow Yoga with Kathryn Budig […]
This beautiful, comprehensive yoga chart has been a staple in Ashrams, Yoga Studios and Homes since it was introduced to the world by Sri Yogi Dharma Mittra nearly 30 years ago.